28 Aug 2013

Cook rested for limited overs matches

6:08 am on 28 August 2013

The England cricket captain Alastair Cook and James Anderson, Ian Bell, Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann are being rested for the one-day series against Australia.

The quintet are being given a break after helping England win the Ashes with the return series against Australia starting in November.

Batsman Eoin Morgan takes over as captain from Cook.

England play two Twenty20s against Australia starting tomorrow night before 5 ODI's.